Travel Photography Photos tagged as statue
This close up photo of the top and statue on the July Column shows just how much detail has been put into the monument, including the sculpture known as Genie de la Liberte which was created by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont.
Part of the Open Air Museum you can find many sculptures and pieces to admire - And in the words of Martyn from the EUtouring Team "Modern art CAN be useful!" More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_paris_city_life.html
In this shot you can see a photo taken within Square Barye with a large monument that is dedicated to the sculptor Antoine Louis Barye, with two groups of statues being visible from this angle. To see more go to www.eutouring.com/images_square_barye.html
In this photo taken of part of the Tuileries Gardens you can also see one of the marble statues known as Diana the Huntress as well as part of the Louvre Museum which is the building in the background. You may be interested in more; www.eutouring.com/images_tuileries_garden.html
In Paris there are many bronze equestrian statues that you can find and this statue of Simon Bolivar is no different, having been created by the sculpture Emmanuel Fremiet just before 1910 and has been in its current place since 1980.
This statue which represents Charlemagne, who is also known as Charles the Great, can be found in front of the Notre Dame in Paris, and has a lot of excellent detail as well as boasting its size compare to the numerous tourists which are around it. To see more go to www.eutouring.com/images_paris_statues.html
This statue which can be found to the right of the entrance to the Grand Palais is just one of many which can be found on and around the building, along with an ornate lamp post in the foreground. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_grand_palais.html
Here you can see a group of statues - made to be as one - which sits on top of the Grand Palais, this photo showing just how much details does into them, even if it can't be seen easily from the ground.
This is a photo captures part of one of two scenes found on the Equestrian Statue of King Henri IV, showing just how much detail was put into the buildings, people and armour in the scene.
Here you can see the statue of King Henri IV on a horse which can be found on the Pont Neuf bridge along with a sign post leading down towards the Vedettes du Pont Neuf boat tours. See more Paris Photos at www.eutouring.com/images_equestrian_statue_king_henri_iv.html
Some of the details which are found on the Arc de Triomphe are sometimes missed, but as can be seen in this photo you can start to appreciate how much work was put into the structure, from the borders to the detailed yet small lion head statues.
This statue, known as Le Paix de 1815, was made to represent the peace after the treaty of Paris in the year 1815 and can be found on a column of the Arc de Triomphe.
Here you can see a photo of a fountain, with various lion statues situated around it which can be found just outside of La Grande Halle within Parc de la Villette You may be interested in more; http://www.eutouring.com/images_paris.html
In this photo you can see four of the golden statues which are at the Palais Chaillot, each having their own excellent details and stand along the wall on one side of the esplanade. More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_palais_de_chaillot.html
Here you can see the Tuilleries Gardens and some of the many statues which line the paths and gardens, showing how tall they are compared to a couple tourists passing by.
In this photo you can see a view of one of the many paths that lead through the Tuilleries Gardens, showing people walking along it, as well as a statue and the famous Louvre Museum in the background.
Here you can see the front part of the Monument des Droits de l'Homme along with two tall obelisks and a couple statues which can also be seen at the front of the monument.
The Louvre Museum can be found at one of end the Tuilleries Gardens, which makes for a popular place to stop and sit down or to find some of the many statues which are scattered around the gardens and up to the Louvre.
This statue, known as La Comedie, can be found within the Tuilleries Gardens in Paris and was created by the sculptor Julien Toussant Roux.
Here you can see one of the great stone statues which sits on the outside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the large statue having some amazing details such as the chainmail and the armour.
In this photo you can see a set of statues, otherwise known as a quadriga, of four horses and a person which is found at one of the corners of the Grand Palais in Paris and was created by Georges Recipon.
In this photo you can see a statue dedicated to Marie Emile Fayolle who was the Marshal of France from 1852 until 1928 with the back of the Hotel Les Invalides in the background which shows the Eglise du Dome roof. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_paris.html
This statue of Saint Michel portrays him as slaying the devil and can be found in the Fountaine Saint Michel in Paris, surrounded by amazing architecture and the fountain.
Along the Pont de Bir-Hakeim bridge you can find the statue known as La France Renaissante, or in English; France Reborn, which was created in 1930 and provides an incredible bronze statue to look at along the bridge.
These golden statues can be found between the two wings of the Palais de Chaillot and make for a great view with the famous Eiffel Tower in the background at the beginning of dusk. You may also like www.eutouring.com/images_palais_de_chaillot.html